With nearly three decades in the funeral business, Ted Bearden is rarely surprised.
Voters who cast ballots early for the Nov. 2 General Election will need to vote again if they want their opinions counted on two pieces of local legislation.
A call went out early Saturday morning that hunters reported what they believed to be human remains in the woods near Gold Creek.
A beautification project along a portion of Ga. 400 has been postponed indefinitely.
SafeKids of Dawson County has teamed up with local agencies to keep prescription drugs out of the wrong hands.
Two of three local soldiers charged with tossing training grenades into a crowd at a Dawson County parking lot this summer have been released on bond.
With no public comment in three meetings and little discussion among officials until the final hearing, the Dawson County commission voted 3-1 on Sept. 16 to approve the county's budget for 2011.
A judge ruled Sept. 14 that the former owner of 152 acres in western Dawson County is not a proper party for a lawsuit challenging the construction of a motorsports park on the site.
There wasn't a dry eye during Friday's lunch to kick off United Way for Dawson County's 2011 campaign.
State and city officials say a local poultry packaging plant likely is to blame for excessive wastewater discharge in the sewer system.
Spaces are quickly filling for the Dawson County Sheriff's Office's annual Citizens Law Enforcement Academy.
The third annual Dawson County Citizens Academy is underway and proving to be as interesting and informative as in past years.
The Dawsonville City Council voted Monday night to appoint Bonnie Warne as city clerk.
As much as $100,000 in merchandise is reportedly missing from a local outlet store following a remodeling in mid-August.
A remembrance service Friday night will pay respect to soldiers who remain missing or were once prisoners of war.
Mike Berg received an unexpected honor over the weekend when he was named the recipient of the Emory Green Leadership Award.
A veteran lawman with more than 26 years in the field is the first to announce his campaign to be Dawson County's next sheriff.
Both drivers were seriously injured in what appears to have been a head-on collision on Hwy. 136, just west of Bailey Waters Road in Dawson County Tuesday morning.
A student at Hightower Academy, Dawson County's alternative school, was arrested last week for having a weapon on campus.
Dozens of volunteer teams plan to put cancer survivors in the winner's circle as they "race toward a cure" during Saturday's Relay for Life in Dawson County.
K9 teams from across Georgia searched through thick brush, along the shoreline and from boats on Lake Lanier April 11 in a training exercise at Thompson Creek Park.
A Dawson County High School student was arrested Thursday, two days after he reportedly took nearly $600 from the wallets in the school's gymnasium locker room.
One of two men charged with aggravated assault in the Halloween 2013 shooting of a Dawsonville man pleaded guilty to the charges last week.
The investigation into complaints filed by a resident in 2012 over alleged voting process violations has been dismissed.
Officials with Northeast Georgia Health Systems last week confirmed the hospital has purchased a building on Ga. 400 with plans to expand medical services in Dawson County.
Keep Dawson County Beautiful's annual electronics recycling event is this weekend.
An equipment operator on Dawson County's road crew was injured when he was struck by a tree on a job site Monday morning on Perimeter Road.
Dawson County Tax Commissioner Linda Townley recently announced the promotion of BJ Farley as the county's deputy tax commissioner.
After passage in the State Senate on the last day of the 2015 General Assembly, the House Bill designed to make one of the state's most secretive agencies more transparent is awaiting the governor's signature.
Dawsonville is among several destinations a group of international dignitaries will be touring across northeast Georgia this week.